Wednesday
Nov 13
2013

Revitalizing Haiti’s Coffee Industry One Cup at a Time

Sourcing local ingredients among area farmers and producers is very important to me. Even as a young child, I spent my time shopping at the farmer’s market with my grandmother and fishing and lobstering with my family near the New Jersey shore.

A Hand-Up Rather Than a Handout: President Clinton's Unique Public Service

Jul 19, 2012
Yesterday, July 18, was Nelson Mandela Day in nearly every country in the world – a day that asks us to spend time serving others, in the spirit of Mandela himself. Yet for President Clinton, who has been so inspired by Mandela’s life and work, every day...

AGOA and the Emerging African Market

Jul 13, 2012
When President Clinton signed the African Growth and Opportunity Act into law in 2000, he ushered in a new era of relations between the U.S. and the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa. As a result of AGOA, the U.S. engagement on the continent is no longer solely predicated on a donor-recipient relationship...

Soy Cooperative Brings Profits to Community

Jul 9, 2012
Kopama is a soybean production cooperative based in the Rwinkwavu sector, in Rwanda’s Eastern Province, that has benefited from improved inputs and training. Last season, Kopama, which has a total of 31 members (18 men and 13 women), produced soybean seeds on a plot of nine hectares, from which they harvested nearly 20,000 kilograms of soy. This dramatically...